In this video interview, I talk with bestselling author Max Lucado about his new book on grace. I also explain how you can get a copy of his book for free.
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Just three months after publication, Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo is a publishing sensation. With more than one million copies in print, it the #1 bestselling non-fiction, trade paperback book on the New York Times list. Here’s how to get a FREE copy.
In this brief, seven-minute video, I interview Allen Arnold, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Thomas Nelson’s fiction division. I ask him several questions about “Christian fiction.”
Though I am tired, I am not RETIRED. In fact, I believe I am moving into a time of even greater productity. Here are five areas I intend to pursue.
Today we promoted Mark Schoenwald to the position of President and CEO at Thomas Nelson. Effective immediately, I am stepping out of active management, and turning over the reigns to Mark. However, I will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. Here are the details.
Publishers still have to pay for acquisitions, editorial development, copyediting, cover and interior design, page composition, cataloging, sales, marketing, publicity, merchandising (yes, even in a digital world), credit, collections, accounting, legal, tax, and the all the usual costs associated with running a publishing house. … Once the publisher gets the eBook formatted for a particular eReader, he then as to take it through a quality assurance process (often referred to as “QAing” the book) to make sure that each of the major eReaders renders the pages correctly.
Last spring, Jim Bradford , Dean of Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, interviewed me on my leadership philosophy and practice. … How social media fits into my role as a CEO and why I think it is critical to my company’s success.
It’s been almost two years since I posted the list of Top Ten U.S. Book Publishers. While the data these lists are based on are not perfect, we do believe they represent the best data currently available. These lists are based on revenues for the twelve months ending December 31, 2009. We created these lists from a proprietary database we have assembled at Thomas Nelson. It is based on various point-of-sale systems from multiple sales channels.
A little over a year ago, we announced the Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers program. The purpose of the program is to provide free books to bloggers in exchange for a 200-word review of the book. We don’t require positive reviews. We want bloggers to be honest in their assessment of the books they read. Today, we are introducing a re-branding of that original concept.
At Thomas Nelson, we often refer to ourselves as “a Christian content company.” However, we understand our identity as a Christian content provider in a very different way than most of our competitors. Like them, we want all of our messages to be delivered from the perspective of a Christian worldview. This is the foundation of our content program. However, unlike many of them, our communicators are free to explore any subject they wish.
Once a quarter, we pull all our Nashville-based employes together (about 400) for an all-company team meeting. Our goal is three-fold: to report on the previous quarter’s results, recognize outstanding performance, and preview our “coming attractions.” We held this quarter’s meeting yesterday at The Donelson Fellowship, a church near our corporate headquarters.
As an incentive, I will give you a free copy of the book if you will leave a comment below and email us with your mailing address. … Question: To get you started with a comment (and assuming you haven’t yet read the book), what was it that N.D. said in the video that piqued your interest?